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Check out this week's CD 14 Northeast newsletter for more info on upcoming events in Northeast Los Angeles!

District Offices

City Hall
200 N. Spring St.
Room 465
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 473-7014
Fax: (213) 847-0680

Northeast
2035 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone: (323) 254-5295
Fax: (213) 485-8788

Boyle Heights
2130 E. 1st St., Suite 241
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 526-9332
Fax: (323) 266-7511

El Sereno
4927 E. Huntington Dr.
Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 226-1646
Fax: (323) 226-1644



Northeast Community Newsletter
February 21, 2014

 

Upcoming Events & Community Bulletin



Northeast Pics of the Week 


With over 300 committed community members, last weekend's Highland Park community cleanup was a huge success!


Safe Moves, a non-profit focused on children's traffic safety, presented Councilmember Huizar with the Golden Bike Award  for "dedication and commitment to bicycle safety education for children" on Thursday at Burbank Middle School.


800 senior citizens from across Council District 14 had a blast on Tuesday at Councilmember Huizar's 7th Annual Senior Snowball at the Bonaventure in Downtown Los Angeles.
 

 
In This Newsletter:


 

 
4th Annual Lummis Day Film Night

Saturday, February  22nd
7:00PM
The Church on York
4904 York Blvd.

4th Annual Lummis Day Film Night Presents "Detained in the Desert" and "Sacred Journey," Two Films About Dramatic Life Passages.“Detained in the Desert” and “Sacred Journey,” two very different inspirational films by Northeast L.A. filmmakers, both dramatically depicting passages through adversity, will be presented at this year’s Lummis Day Film Night beginning 7pm on Saturday, February 22 at the Church on York performance space, 4904 York Boulevard in Highland Park. Filmmakers of both movies will present their films and will answer questions from the audience.

Tickets for the event are $15 with all proceeds supporting this year's annual Lummis Day Festival. Groups of 10 tickets or more can be purchased for $10 each.  Order tickets online or, for more information, call (818) 429-8755.

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Metro Art Program Workshop

Wednesday, February  26th
6:00-7:30PM
Japanese American National Museum
111 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Metro Art will be hosting a series of free workshops to inform artists about a wide variety of upcoming opportunities and how to apply for them. The informational workshops are for artists only and will be held in February and March at locations throughout LA County; each workshop will cover the same information.

Reservations are required as space is limited at some locations, please visit metro.net/art and click on “Artist Opportunities” to reserve your seat.

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Web Design & Photoshop Classes

LACCD Van de Kamp Campus
2930 Fletcher Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Beginner Web Design: Learn how to create a website using HTML. You will learn how to create text, insert graphics, and publish your site. Thursdays, February 27-April 3, 6:30-9:00PM

Beginner Photoshop: Learn how to use the amazing Photoshop software. Discover how to create layers, use filters, and more. Mondays, February 24-March 31, 6:30-9:00PM

Beginner Microsoft Office: Learn how to use a computer, manage files, and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Tuesdays, February 25 through April 1, 6:30-9:00PM or Saturdays, March 1 through April 5, 9:30AM-12:00PM

Fee per course: Only $95.00 for everything - including registration, supplies, and certificate of completion.

For more information about this class or other classes, please contact Greg Krentzman at (310) 226-1418 or krentzgb@email.laccd.edu. You can also visit the Van de Kamp campus' website.

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Running for Recess

Saturday, March 8th
7:30AM
Begins at Eagle Rock Elementary
2057 Fair Park Ave.

Eagle Rock Elementary Education Foundation is proud to sponsor the first Annual 5K fun run to support physical fitness for the students of Eagle Rock Elementary and the community. The 3.1 mile course starts and ends outside of Eagle Rock Elementary and goes through beautiful Occidental Campus. All participants receive a draw-string backpack, finisher's gift, and other goodies! A valid PTA card gets $5 off. Students at ERE run free with a paid adult entry. This is a NON-TIMED EVENT. Walkers and runners welcome!

Register online or email ereef90041@yahoo.com for more info. 

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Deadline to Sign Up for Covered California

Monday, March 31st

For 2014, the deadline for open enrollment for the health insurance plans offered through Covered California is March 31, 2014. Enrollment is not finalized until your premium payment has been received by your health insurance company. If you are found eligible for Medi-Cal, you can enroll year-round. The next open enrollment for health insurance plans offered through Covered California will be during the fall of 2014, for coverage beginning in 2015.

Please call 1-877-270-1711 to speak with a licensed representative and enroll over the phone. If you would like to schedule an in-person meeting please contact your local agents. English Speakers, please contact Tripp Sherrod at (818) 426-3714. Spanish Speakers, please contact Jose Martinez at (626) 827-8054.

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Eat Umami Burger, Help Reinvigorate Rec Centers and At-risk Youth Programs

Now through March 31st
Umami Burger, Downtown Arts District
738 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

From January 1 to March 31, Umami Burger in the Downtown Arts District will contribute $1 dollar of each beer/wine purchased towards the Eagle Rock Yacht Club (ERYC) and their efforts. 
 
The ERYC is a non-profit committed to helping create positive growth for at-risk youth and young adults through the game of dodgeball, workshops and mentorships. The organization works with local parks and their staff here in Northeast LA to help reinvigorate recreation centers while encouraging young, socially minded peers to join their efforts in creating strong communities around the United States. For more information, visit theyachtclub.org.

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Northeast Trees 2014 Earth Day Festival

Sunday, May 4th
Los Angeles River Center & Gardens
570 W. Avenue 26
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Join North East Trees for its Second Annual Earth Day Fest. This fundraiser features about 35 local artists selling their works, live music, exhibits and information about the work of local environmental organizations, information on volunteer opportunities, activities for kids, craft beer and fresh lemonade, prize drawings and more. Each exhibitor donates a portion of sales to North East Trees, which has been planting an urban forest, designing and building parks, building and enhancing trails, and training and hiring at-risk youth for over 20 years.

This event is open to the public, is free to attend, and there’s ample free parking at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens and on nearby streets. For more information, call (323) 441-8634 x 30 or e-mail the organization at simran@northeasttrees.org.

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Keep Us Informed!
 
Do you have an important announcement or news item that should be shared with the Northeast Los Angeles community? Please forward any announcements to nate.hayward@lacity.org. Additionally, please feel free to share our newsletter throughout all of your networks.
 

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